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Mark Gregory Bearman, MD
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1984

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James Bernard Kelly, MD
(205) 856-5120
3240 Edwards Lake Pkwy Ste 100
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1967

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Theo N Kirkland Jr, MD
(205) 467-7608
6448 US Highway 11
Springville, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1947
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Michael A Callahan & Assoc

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Kathleen E Gee, MD
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Alabama - Birmingham
Graduation Year: 2004

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Charles J Burnham, MD FACS
1528 Carraway Blvd
Birmingham, AL
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane
Graduation Year: 1944

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Wayne Paris Hyatt Jr, MD
(205) 838-3696
52 Medical Park E Dr Ste 211
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Brookwood Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al; Baptist Montclair Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al; Cooper Green Hosp, Birmingham, Al; Callahan Eye Foundation Hosp, Birmingham, Al; Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Eastern Medical Eye Ctr

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Alexander V Talalight, MD
Gardendale, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Alabama - Birmingham
Graduation Year: 2004

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Helen Raye Thrasher, MD
(205) 833-4040
PO Box 100039
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center East, Birmingham, Al

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Brett D Gerwin, MD
5613 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Niv Alabama
Graduation Year: 2003

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John Skelton Owen Jr, MD
(205) 250-6042
1528 Carraway Blvd
Birmingham, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Callahan Eye Foundation Hosp, Birmingham, Al; Carraway Methodist Med Ctr, Birmingham, Al
Group Practice: Norwood Clinic

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Blepharitis Eye Disorder Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Blepharitis means inflammation of the eyelid margins, or edges where the eyelashes grow. This condition is one of the most common causes of eye irritation. Blepharitis can result from bacterial infection, abnormal oil gland secretions, or a combination of both. In bacterial blepharitis, certain bacteria live in the eyelids and cause irritation. Abnormal oil gland secretions result when the eyelid glands that make oil for the normal tear film produce too much oil that is overly thick, also causing eye irritation. Blepharitis is often found in patients whith dry eye syndrome and rosacea. Moderate to severe blepharitis can cause irritation of the conjunctiva and the cornea, as the eyelids rub against the surface of the eyeball.

Symptoms You May Experience:
You may notice eye burning, itching, mild redness, the feeling that something is in the eye, or crusting around the eylashes that is particularly worse upon awakening.

Examination: What Your Eye Doctor Will Look For:
Your eye doctor will examine your eyes with a slit lamp to look for crusting and debris around the base of your eyelashes, as well as clogging of your eyelid oil glands. He or she will look for signs of corneal or conjunctival irritation, as well as signs of dry eye...

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